A Message from ATX Flowers™"
At ATX Flowers™, we've always been proud to be a local florist, serving the Austin community with beautiful blooms and exceptional service. And in today's world, supporting local businesses like ours is more important than ever.
As we all know, the last few years have been a challenging time for everyone, with the COVID-19 pandemic having a profound impact on our lives and the economy. But through it all, our customers have continued to support us, and we can't tell you how much that means to us.
When you choose to buy flowers from ATX Flowers™, you're not just getting a beautiful bouquet or arrangement – you're also supporting a local business, one that's owned and operated by people who care about our community and are invested in its success. When you buy from us, you're supporting local jobs, local families, and the local economy, and that's something to be proud of.
At ATX Flowers™, we're passionate about what we do, and we're always striving to offer the best possible products and services to our customers. Whether you're ordering flowers for a special occasion, sending a gift to a loved one, or simply brightening your own home with fresh blooms, we're committed to delivering the very best.
So on behalf of all of us at ATX Flowers™, we wanted to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you for choosing us, for supporting us, and for being a part of the local florist community. We couldn't do what we do without you, and we're grateful for your continued support.
So next time you're thinking about sending flowers, we hope you'll consider choosing ATX Flowers™. Not only will you be getting a beautiful bouquet or arrangement, but you'll also be supporting a local business that's dedicated to making a positive impact in our community. And that's something to feel good about!
2023 Valentine's Day: Celebrate Love and Affection with a Stunning Bouquet of 100 Premium Red Roses
Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love and affection between intimate companions, and there's no better way to express your love and appreciation than with a bouquet of beautiful flowers. This holiday, which is observed on February 14th, is a special occasion to show appreciation and love to your significant other, family, and friends, and a stunning bouquet of premium red roses is the perfect gift.
At ATX Flowers in Austin, Texas, you can find the perfect bouquet to express your love and affection this Valentine's Day. Our professional florists have designed an exquisite arrangement of 100 premium red roses, arranged in a stunning vase, to help you celebrate your love in style.
These premium red roses are hand-picked for their exceptional quality and beauty, and they are carefully arranged by our professional florists to create a bouquet that is not only gorgeous, but also long-lasting. Our 100 premium red roses are the perfect symbol of love and passion, and they are sure to make your loved one feel special and appreciated.
At ATX Flowers, we believe that every bouquet should be as unique as the person who receives it, and that's why our professional florists take the time to design each arrangement with care and precision. We use only the freshest, highest-quality flowers, and we guarantee that your bouquet will arrive in perfect condition, ready to be displayed in your loved one's home.
Whether you're looking for a romantic gesture for your significant other, or a beautiful gift for a loved one, a bouquet of 100 premium red roses from ATX Flowers is the perfect choice. Our expert florists are dedicated to making your experience as seamless and enjoyable as possible, and we are committed to delivering the highest quality flowers and the best customer service in Austin.
In conclusion, this Valentine's Day, express your love and affection with a stunning bouquet of 100 premium red roses from ATX Flowers in Austin, Texas. Our professional florists are dedicated to creating a gorgeous and long-lasting bouquet that will bring a smile to your loved one's face and make this special occasion truly unforgettable.
Mother's Day Idea For 2019.
There has never a way to say thank you enough to your mom who gives you the life and attention every day.
1. A Phone Call (simply give your mother a call it will do nicely.
2. Visiting her and spelling an afternoon with her.
3. A hand makes a little gift. (DIY)
4. Take her out with to do an event together, Like join a cooking school; Dance even; Hiking, it going to be so much fun.
5. Give her flowers arrangements. We know she will very much enjoy flowers.
ATX Flowers offering same day hand delivery to Austin Texas. Call 512-586-9138 best service in town.
"Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower." "A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love." "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." "Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower."
Please check out our Monther's day collations
What can go wrong when you order flowers online from a big-name third party?
Suppose you order an arrangement that should have eight roses, five—six stargazer lilies, eight—twelve carnations and many filler chrysanthemums. But instead, your recipient gets a crappy bouquet with three roses, zero lillies, eight carnations, and only some chrysanthemums, three of which were broken off at the stem.
Unfortunately, this happens to many customers. And it happens because of third-party online floral ordering services like FTD, Just Flowers, 1-800 Flowers, and Teleflorist.
How Do FTD, Just Flowers, 1-800 Flowers, and Teleflorist Work?
First, these websites are not connected to their own store that services customers. All work is done by local florists, who must pay an annual member fee of $1800—$3500!
When a local flower shop gets the order it receives only 90%—70% of the customer's payment. When combined with the annual fee, this leaves little money left to buy and arrange the flowers.
- Customer orders a $100 arrangement from a third-party ordering service.
- Of the payment, 10%—20% is fees, reducing product payment to $80.
- The local shop receives this, then keeps a profit of 10%—20%, leaving about $72.
- Then, about 5%—10% is lost due to the annual member fee, leaving about $60.
- Now, the local florist still might subtract $10—$15 for third-party delivery, leaving about $50.
- Employees must be paid also, leaving only about $30.
In the end, a floral designer can only add about $30 worth of flowers for this $100 order (about a third of which would belong the third-party floral service in the above example).
With only one-third the money left to use, a local flower shop has no choice but to cut corners, or they lose money by working with a third-party ordering service.
So, please get a better arrangement—support local flower shops!
Two Ways to Find Local Flower Shops
A common way:
- Google "local flowers" and call the telephone number of any local flower shop.
A better way:
- Go to yellowpages.com.
- Search for "flowers" at the location you need (more accurate than Google).
- Go to website of (or call) the local flower shop. They will take good care with you.
Check out the newest Christmas arrangements from ATX Flowers, as well as some Christmas Flower trivia.
The ancient Aztecs prized the poinsettia as a symbol of purity. Centuries later, Mexico's early Christians adopted the Poinsettia as their prized Christmas Eve flower. The Mexican Poinsettia, known as the "Christmas Flower" in North America, is used in most Christmas decorations, owing to its bright red color and its blooming season coinciding with the holiday season.
One plant called Christmas Rose is regarded as a true Christmas flower in certain parts of the world. The Christmas rose Serissa is also known as the "Snow Rose" or "Winter Rose." Originally from tropical regions of Asia, cultivated Serissa often blooms during the winter.
Another plant known as Christmas rose is Helleborus Niger.
Christmas wreath is the most popular decoration. When Christmas day is here, you can see many houses have a lovely Christmas wreath hanging on their door.
Holly is the plant most associate with Christmas in many European countries. Holly wreaths are hung on doors, and sprigs of holly are used to trim Christmas puddings.
Like most of the other Christmas flowers, Ivy leaves symbolize eternity and resurrection. The Ivy leaf has been associated with the Egyptian God, Osiris, and the Greco-Roman God, Attis—both of whom were resurrected from the dead.
Keep Austin Flowered!
ATX Flowers brings you the gift of enjoying this beauty during all seasons. This Valentine's Day, buy flowers that last "forever".
Now you can order preserved flowers from ATX Flowers floral shop at Austin Texas. Our beautiful roses preserving can last as long as three years or more under correct conditions and proper care. Preserved roses are natural roses that undergo different conditions to allow preservation, without jeopardizing the rose’s natural beauty. Buy preserve roses in this Valentines, day. Make her Roses special! Please Schedule in advance.
Preserved flowers are a perfect option for long-lasting, beautiful arrangements without using silks. Each flower undergoes a special and intricate process to preserve the quality and integrity of the petals which are then dyed with rich and outstanding colors.We offer delivery sevrice, all preserve flowers please notice need schedule in advance. We make sure we delivery the day you want to delivery. ATX Flowers is here to help and make the wonderful day!
A rose always makes an impression. But when it's a beautifully preserved rose, captured at its peak of perfection, it's certain to create memories that never fade. A preserved roses Available in red, lavender, pink ,yellow, black, or white as a single rose or a set of two, it's perfect for thank you gifts, decorating dinner parties or adding romantic ambiance. Order online or call us. Take order now and delivery the day you need. We offer same day delivery all around Austin Texas, and you also can purchase fresh floral arrangements for us. We have happy birthday, get well, just because, love and romance, sympathy and funeral, new baby, holiday and wedding also valentine's day flowers arrangements.
Browse our complete Valentine's collection
What are the correct conditions and proper care for Preserved Rose?
To ensure lasting enjoyment, the roses should be kept away from areas of high humidity, water, direct sunlight and refrigeration.
Please go to proper care link to find how to keep them beautiful. They are natural roses and flowers treated with a proprietary technique and cannot be placed into water, refrigeration or high humidity ambient. Room temperature 65 to 75 F is the appropriate temperature for them also we recommend indoor use only.
How are preserved roses shipped?
We usually ship our products with UPS, FedEx or DHL. Our choice of carriers can vary depending on customer’s locations and global situations. We also have same day delivery with our driver.
What is the return policy of ATX Flowers?
We accept returns of products in original packaging and in perfect conditions. No returns will be accepted later than 5 days after delivery.
Preservation Flowers History
Follow information about Preserve flowers from wikipedia:
Flower preservation is as early as the history of man, although deliberate flower preservation is a more recent phenomenon. In the Middle East, the bones of pre-historic man were discovered with delicate wild flowers probably as a tribute to a passing loved one. Evidence of deliberate use of specific flowers is indicated by the pollen grains that were present. Brightly colored and vivid flowers were also found in Egyptian tombs. These flowers were approximated to be 4,000 years old. In the sixteenth century medicinal nosegays began to give way to ornamental ones. Flowers essentially started to be used for decorative purposes such as jewels, fans and gloves. During the Elizabethan Age the once familiar ruff was replaced by soft lacy collars, and bosom flowers also became popular. Out of the Victorian era grew the fascination of communicating with flowers carried in the nosegays. The idea of the Language of Flowers developed, when it was decided that giving and receiving a bouquet of flowers, when the flowers themselves carry a meaning, gives much greater pleasure.
Hot air drying in drying chamber
Compact flowers like marigolds, chrysanthemums, cornflowers and zinnias dry well in a fan-assisted, convection chamber. Non-ventilated chambers are not appropriate, because they generate too much moisture. The material must be dried at a low temperature (30-35˚Celsius), over many hours. The flowers are slotted through holes in a wire mesh rack leaving room for the stems to dangle below. The time required depends upon the density of the flowers.
Silica gel drying
Another trend is silica gel. Its initial cost is greater than that of borax-sand or borax-cornmeal combinations, but silica gel can be used over and over for many years. Silica gel dries flowers quickly, so it can be used to dry more flowers during a single season than the same quantity of a borax mixture. Silica gel is available under a number of trade names. It is white, but some types contain blue crystals that act as an indicator of the amount of moisture that has been absorbed. When these crystals are clear blue, the material is dry. As moisture is absorbed from the flowers, the crystals gradually turn pink. At that point, it is time to re-dry the crystals before using them again. To dry the material, silica gel is spread on open pans or cookie sheets in a layer ½ to ¾ inch thick. Materials to be preserved are then baked in an oven at 250˚Celsius for about an hour, or until the moisture-indicating crystals, if present, are blue again. Material is then stirred several times while drying. Flowers dried in silica gel must be placed in airtight containers. If a container is not sealed tightly, the silica gel absorbs moisture from the air, and flowers dry too slowly or not at all. A candy tin, plastic container, coffee can, large-mouth jar or any other container with a tight-fitting lid may be used. If no containers with tight lids are available, loose tops should be sealed with tape. Silica gel is especially useful for drying fragile plants and flowers with delicate colors. Flowers that dry best in silica gel are allium, anemone, cornflower, roses, tulip and zinnia.
Molecular sieve is a material containing tiny pores of a precise and uniform size that is used as an absorbent for gases and liquids. They are metal alumino silicates which have a crystalline structure consisting of an assembly of tetrahedral. The tetrahedral are made up of 4 oxygen atoms which occupy the summits surrounding either 1 silicon atom or an aluminium atom placed in the center. Compensating cations (sodium, potassium) make the hole electrically neutral. The hole forms an assembly of small cells (or pores) of uniform and known size, in which a molecule of smaller size can be trapped by the phenomenon known as absorption. To ensure the dehydration of the fresh natural flowers the mixture of organic solvents is poured onto the hole until the level exceeds the level of the flowers by about 2 cm. The water molecules are progressively absorbed into the small cells or pores of the molecular sieve. The receptacle is closed hermetically for a few days. Once dried, the flower reabsorbs a little moisture of atmospheric origin, and this increases its suppleness and its plasticity.
As molecular sieve relates to the long-term preservation and treatment of cut flowers for long duration, (i.e. continually maintaining their decorative properties ), Vermont Flowers has been using this method of preserving flowers instead of the traditional silica gel more than 20 years ago. The advantage was a much more professional regeneration of the molecular sieves. Flowers which are particularly suitable for such a treatment are roses, peonies, camellias, marigolds, globe flowers, orchids, dahlias, carnations, phloxes, summer chrysanthemums, hollyhocks, and the like, and other species with many petals or a fairly rigid structure.
Originally introduced in 1813 by William Hyde Wollaston to the Royal Society in London, it was not until the late 80's the freeze-drying industry discovered the allurement and longevity of freeze-dried flowers. Freeze dried flowers are fresh flowers that have been specially dried to preserve their natural shape and color. Freeze drying is accomplished by a process called sublimation. It requires a special freeze-drying machine. It involves first freezing the flowers at 100K for at least 12 hours. A vacuum pump slowly pulls the moisture out of the flowers as a vapor in one chamber, and then the vapor condenses as ice in another chamber. Because of this process, the shape and natural color of the flower is maintained. It has been found that certain flowers retain their color well despite the fact they have been freeze-dried. Apparently, such flowers retain their color due to the tissue composition of the petals, leaves, and the like. Carnations, African violets, roses, asparagus and other ferns, and baby's breath exhibit good color retention notwithstanding the dehydration during the freeze-drying process. Those floral pieces which either dull or fade from dehydration may be given color by utilization of a florist's spray tint. This spray coloring restores the lost color which, in the sealed environment of the glass container of the final product, retains its given color along with the natural color of the other pieces.
In 1989, Paul and Ginette Lambert who were then based in France conducted a new research invented and patented the Vermont Process, which is a unique technology of preserving Roses and Flowers that leave the flowers looking natural by maintaining their original shape and brightness, but for the first time also suppleness. Preservation of flowers involves a careful selection of the desired flower varieties which are grown and hand-picked by specially contracted farms then delivered to the factory for further sorting, grading and finally processing. Preservation of foliage again involves the careful identification and selection of appropriate foliage which are then grown and supplied by specially contracted growers. Once delivered to the factory, the foliage are ‘Eternised’ which is a process of absorption into the foliages with a solution of glycerine, colorants and activators. Once eternised, the foliages are soft and supple until when they are ready for making various arrangements and bouquets. The preserved flowers and foliage are then combined together with other components to make uniquely hand-made and beautiful bouquets, topiaries, architectural sculptures, wall art, lampshades and many more arrangements as designed by a team of internationally recognized floral and interior decor designers. The finished product is meant to last for years if appropriately cared for by keeping it away from direct sunlight, intense heat and water. If need be, one should only gently dust it.